Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Docker
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 138 187
Rank change year-on-year +38 +49 -
Contract jobs citing Docker 97 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.94% 1.04% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 18.65% 7.03% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 26 1
Scotland median daily rate £413 £395 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -24.76% -
10th Percentile £323 £313 £513
90th Percentile £575 £519 £538
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £478
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.71% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 - £56.25

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 520 612 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.42% 14.74% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 366 268
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.84% -4.24%
10th Percentile £148 £155 £134
90th Percentile £575 £450 £445
UK median daily rate £425 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +5.85% +7.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 29
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +9.46% +32.14%
10th Percentile £10.34 £13.38 £13.75
90th Percentile £35.75 £42.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.61% -

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +22 66 £463 +7.25% 3
Glasgow +5 32 £365 +2.10% 6
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Docker.

1 64 (65.98%) Ansible
2 62 (63.92%) Python
3 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (53.61%) Linux
4 52 (53.61%) DevOps
5 47 (48.45%) Java
6 43 (44.33%) Jenkins
7 38 (39.18%) Kubernetes
8 33 (34.02%) Bash Shell
8 33 (34.02%) Puppet
9 27 (27.84%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (27.84%) OpenShift
9 27 (27.84%) TDD
9 27 (27.84%) Scrum
9 27 (27.84%) Spring
10 26 (26.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
12 22 (22.68%) VMware
12 22 (22.68%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (22.68%) Microservices
13 21 (21.65%) Kanban
14 18 (18.56%) Ruby
15 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
15 17 (17.53%) RESTful
16 16 (16.49%) MongoDB
16 16 (16.49%) BDD
16 16 (16.49%) Selenium
17 15 (15.46%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (15.46%) NoSQL

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.31%) JBoss
1 10 (10.31%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (8.25%) Jetty
2 8 (8.25%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.06%) Jupyter
4 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.03%) Confluence
5 1 (1.03%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.84%) OpenShift
2 22 (22.68%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (13.40%) PaaS
5 5 (5.15%) GitHub
6 4 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (3.09%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.03%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) AMQP
2 6 (6.19%) Firewall
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.09%) VXLAN
4 2 (2.06%) DNS
4 2 (2.06%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) DSL
5 1 (1.03%) LAN
5 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) MongoDB
2 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
2 15 (15.46%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.25%) Couchbase
3 8 (8.25%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.25%) Redis
3 8 (8.25%) Riak
4 6 (6.19%) GIS
5 5 (5.15%) MySQL
6 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.12%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (4.12%) QGIS
6 4 (4.12%) Spatial Data
7 3 (3.09%) Big Data
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.06%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 43 (44.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.49%) Selenium
3 15 (15.46%) Vagrant
4 14 (14.43%) Artifactory
4 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
5 13 (13.40%) GitLab
6 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
7 7 (7.22%) FitNesse
7 7 (7.22%) Gradle
8 6 (6.19%) Maven
9 5 (5.15%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.09%) Mockito
11 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.06%) CruiseControl
11 2 (2.06%) Hudson
11 2 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (1.03%) JMeter
12 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (5.15%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Developer
2 31 (31.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (23.71%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Python Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Data Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Django Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.06%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) Spring
2 17 (17.53%) RESTful
3 12 (12.37%) Spring Boot
4 11 (11.34%) Hibernate
5 10 (10.31%) HTML
6 9 (9.28%) JPA
7 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.25%) JMS
7 8 (8.25%) React
8 7 (7.22%) HTML5
8 7 (7.22%) Kafka
8 7 (7.22%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (7.22%) TIBCO EMS
8 7 (7.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (6.19%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.15%) PostGIS
10 5 (5.15%) SOAP
10 5 (5.15%) Web Services
11 4 (4.12%) .NET
11 4 (4.12%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
2 6 (6.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.12%) iPad
4 3 (3.09%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Fintech
6 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.61%) Linux
2 26 (26.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (12.37%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) CentOS
5 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.06%) Solaris
6 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (53.61%) DevOps
3 27 (27.84%) Scrum
3 27 (27.84%) TDD
4 25 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (22.68%) Microservices
6 21 (21.65%) Kanban
7 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
8 16 (16.49%) BDD
9 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
9 11 (11.34%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
11 8 (8.25%) Integration Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Multithreading
11 8 (8.25%) Open Source
11 8 (8.25%) UML
12 7 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (7.22%) DSDM
12 7 (7.22%) ETL
12 7 (7.22%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.92%) Python
2 47 (48.45%) Java
3 33 (34.02%) Bash Shell
4 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.56%) Ruby
6 11 (11.34%) SQL
7 9 (9.28%) Perl
8 8 (8.25%) Go
9 7 (7.22%) C++
10 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.12%) Groovy
12 3 (3.09%) C#
12 3 (3.09%) ES6
13 2 (2.06%) Korn
13 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) BC Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) CCNP
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.06%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PMP
4 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) BS7666
System Software
1 10 (10.31%) VMware NSX
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 64 (65.98%) Ansible
2 38 (39.18%) Kubernetes
3 33 (34.02%) Puppet
4 27 (27.84%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (8.25%) Cobbler
6 7 (7.22%) SELinux
7 6 (6.19%) Packer
8 5 (5.15%) Terraform
9 4 (4.12%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (3.09%) Nagios
10 3 (3.09%) Salt
11 2 (2.06%) Consul
11 2 (2.06%) Prometheus
11 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (2.06%) Rundeck
11 2 (2.06%) Xymon
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) VMware
2 7 (7.22%) Google
2 7 (7.22%) IBM
2 7 (7.22%) TIBCO
3 6 (6.19%) Black Duck
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco
5 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.09%) EMC
5 3 (3.09%) Pega
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.09%) Splunk
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix
6 2 (2.06%) Informatica
6 2 (2.06%) New Relic
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
6 2 (2.06%) Sybase
7 1 (1.03%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.03%) Capita
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.03%) Progress